The Human-Animal Bond mission is to conduct research, education and training in the area of the human-animal bond in order to benefit both human and animal quality of life.
"Stryker, my service dog, gave me back some of the honor my diseases had taken from me."
Jim | Air Force Veteran
Education, Market and Community Gardens
Ridgeway Farms is dedicated to agricultural education, community service, and research targeting adolescent wellness. A 35-acre farm housing several different species of animals, community gardens and educational modules provide the foundation for the program.
Celebrating 10 Years
Over the last decade we have accomplished a lot!
Published and presented multiple research papers in peer-reviewed Journals and at national conferences | Trained 1200+ handlers | Trained over 100 dogs with students at WVU and inmates at Federal Corrections Institute in Morgantown, WV | Placed 15 service dogs with individuals with disabilities | Placed eight service dogs with veterans | Trained nine visitation therapy dogs | Trained nine emotional support animals currently in service